Oil, Gas & Mining

12-02-2007
Gulfsands has announced that it had contracted with Crosco for the supply of a rig to be used for drilling works that will start in the middle of this month
05-02-2007
Ten new blocks will be offered for concession in the coming two months according to the Syrian Minister of Petroleum
29-01-2007
The local demand on diesel is expected to reach 7.7 million tons in 2007, according to the estimates of Mahrukat, the state-owned firm in charge of distributing oil by-products.
15-01-2007
Works on the first phase of the Syrian section of the Arab Gas Pipeline are moving on schedule according to officials from the Syrian Gas Company
15-01-2007
Syria’s production of phosphate reached 3.664 million tons in 2006 according to the General Company for Phosphate and Mines
08-01-2007
Noor Financial Investment Company (Noor), a Kuwait-based investment firm, will start building a new oil refinery in Syria before the end of 2007
26-12-2006
Syria's crude oil output averaged 404 000 barrels a day in 2006 according to Naji Otri, Syria’s Prime Minister.
11-12-2006
INA has announced that it had started test production of natural gas from the Palmyra field.
11-12-2006
IPR Energy, has started drilling works on Block 24, in the eastern region of Syria.
04-12-2006
Tanganyika Oil Company is commissioning a new reserves analysis based on the results of drilling, and 3D seismic and steam stimulation at the Oudeh and Tishrin fields in Syria, which indicate a potential increase in oil resources and quality.
28-11-2006
Maurel & Prom, a French independent oil company, has signed a production sharing contract over Block XI located in central-west Syria
20-11-2006
Mahrukat is on its way to a record year in terms of sales as demand continues to grow.
13-11-2006
Petro-Canada has announced that it had acquired Marathon’s assets in two major gas fields near Palmyra
02-11-2006
Stratic Energy Corporation, the operator in Block 17, has announced that it had recently approved, together with its two partners, KUFPEC and DualEx Energy, an expanded seismic programme on Block 17.
16-10-2006
Dove Energy has begun drilling operations in the Mare’s field on Block VI

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